Untouched Canvas

Untouched Canvas

I've introduced myself before, but now i have some pictures to match. :) I'm in zone 3 or 4-ish, in peterborough ontario (about an hour north of toronto). I have a massive, massive yard that is basically untouched. The consistancy of the soil is the stuff of gardener's wet dreams, it's filled with worms, and the yard has a wide mix of wet and soggy to fairly well drained locations. Much of the established gardens are in mostly shade to part sun, though i have much to work with that could be full sun. The driveway is about a 1/4 mile long and straight as an arrow (its an old railway bed), and i plan on lining it with cherry trees and lilacs on the west side. I have grand plans for the place in general, but have mostly contented myself until now with removing the lawn from the gardens, which were untouched for about 7 or 8 years, and putting rock edging around them to keep said lawn at bay. The biggest problem with it is that its hard to decide on what i should do first, since its just so bloody BIG! I could put in a fully hedged labyrinth with a pond, a veggie garden, a herb garden, and secret passageways (that would be SO cool)! Most of the time i just kind of wander around, visualizing stuff that will likely never happen. But its fun anyway. So here's some pics. I mostly just wanted to show what i have to work with, but i wouldnt say no to anyone's ideas either. Enjoy... Image hosted by Photobucket.com Rhubarb and old man willow, looking south. Image hosted by Photobucket.com looking southwest, garage and house, cherry trees to the north Image hosted by Photobucket.com The driveway, with the small front flowerbed. Image hosted by Photobucket.com Peering west through the weeping willow to the veranda daffodils
Hello I’m new <3

Hello I’m new <3

I’m new to the community

I’m new to the community

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